The Resource An Introduction to Political Economy

An Introduction to Political Economy

Label
An Introduction to Political Economy
Title
An Introduction to Political Economy
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Newly revised by the author (1956), this text-book for beginning students is also designed for general readers who want to know what economics is and how economists think
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MiAaPQ
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Bladen, Vincent, W
LC call number
HC115.B533 1941eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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ProQuest (Firm)
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Label
An Introduction to Political Economy
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=4669479
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Copyright
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- TABLE OF CONTENTS -- CHAPTER I: THE BASIC CONDITIONS OF SOCIAL WEALTH -- Conditions of wealth in an isolated community -- The individualistic order -- Conditions of wealth in a new country -- Wealth and welfare -- CHAPTER II: THE PRICE SYSTEM -- Rationing of consumers' goods -- Supply and price -- Rationing producers' goods -- Money incomes -- Interdependence of prices -- War-time rationing of consumers' goods -- Supply and price in war time -- War-time rationing of producers' goods -- CHAPTER III: THE PRICE SYSTEM IN A HYPOTHETICAL HANDICRAFT ECONOMY -- Specifications of the model -- Prices and incomes -- Middlemen -- Equilibrium -- The state and free enterprise -- Growth of population -- Growth of wealth -- Saving in the model -- Saving in the model when prices are rigid -- Saving and investment in the real world -- CHAPTER IV: POPULATION -- Population growth in England and Wales -- Population growth in Europe -- The population of the United States -- Age composition of declining populations -- Differential fertility -- Population and wealth -- Population policies -- Population growth in Canada -- CHAPTER V: WHEAT IN THE CANADIAN ECONOMY -- The progress of settlement -- The wheat economy of Saskatchewan -- The wheat economy of Saskatchewan, 1926-37 -- Wheat and the price system -- Relief and rehabilitation, 1930-8 -- The farmers and the grain trade -- CHAPTER VI: NEWSPRINT IN THE CANADIAN ECONOMY -- The processes of the pulp and paper industry -- Northern migration of the American newsprint industry -- Expansion in Canada, 1910-28 -- The depression of the thirties -- Size of the plant and the firm -- The Abitibi Power and Paper Company -- Consolidated Paper Corporation -- Canadian International Paper Company -- Competition in the newsprint industry -- The company town -- The price of newsprint and the standard of living in Canada
  • CHAPTER VII: COMBINES AND PUBLIC POLICY -- Competition of monopolists -- Monopoly in Canada -- The role of trade associations -- Canadian legislation against combines, 1889-1923 -- Administration of the Combines Investigation Act, 1923-31 -- The Bennett regime, depression, and codes, 1931-5 -- Revival of the Combines Investigation Act, 1936-40 -- Report on an Alleged Combine in the Distribution of Fruits and Vegetables, 1925 -- Report on an Alleged Combine of Wholesalers and Shippers of Fruits and Vegetables in Western Canada, 1939 -- Report on an Alleged Combine in the Paperboard Shipping Container Industry, 1939 -- Report on the Proprietary Articles Trade Association, 1926 -- Report on the Distribution of Tobacco Products -- Governmental restriction of competition and regulation of monopoly -- CHAPTER VIII: THE WAGE EARNER IN MODERN INDUSTRY -- Occupational status and standards of living -- The theory of wages -- Trade unions -- Trade union policy -- Conciliation -- Labour in the Canadian textile industry -- CHAPTER IX: CONCLUSION -- Laissez-faire -- The collectivist trend in England -- The collectivist trend in Canada -- The collectivist trend in political economy -- INDEX -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Z
Control code
EBC4669479
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (310 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442632103
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4669479
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL4669479
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr11256011
  • (OCoLC)958571020
Label
An Introduction to Political Economy
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=4669479
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- TABLE OF CONTENTS -- CHAPTER I: THE BASIC CONDITIONS OF SOCIAL WEALTH -- Conditions of wealth in an isolated community -- The individualistic order -- Conditions of wealth in a new country -- Wealth and welfare -- CHAPTER II: THE PRICE SYSTEM -- Rationing of consumers' goods -- Supply and price -- Rationing producers' goods -- Money incomes -- Interdependence of prices -- War-time rationing of consumers' goods -- Supply and price in war time -- War-time rationing of producers' goods -- CHAPTER III: THE PRICE SYSTEM IN A HYPOTHETICAL HANDICRAFT ECONOMY -- Specifications of the model -- Prices and incomes -- Middlemen -- Equilibrium -- The state and free enterprise -- Growth of population -- Growth of wealth -- Saving in the model -- Saving in the model when prices are rigid -- Saving and investment in the real world -- CHAPTER IV: POPULATION -- Population growth in England and Wales -- Population growth in Europe -- The population of the United States -- Age composition of declining populations -- Differential fertility -- Population and wealth -- Population policies -- Population growth in Canada -- CHAPTER V: WHEAT IN THE CANADIAN ECONOMY -- The progress of settlement -- The wheat economy of Saskatchewan -- The wheat economy of Saskatchewan, 1926-37 -- Wheat and the price system -- Relief and rehabilitation, 1930-8 -- The farmers and the grain trade -- CHAPTER VI: NEWSPRINT IN THE CANADIAN ECONOMY -- The processes of the pulp and paper industry -- Northern migration of the American newsprint industry -- Expansion in Canada, 1910-28 -- The depression of the thirties -- Size of the plant and the firm -- The Abitibi Power and Paper Company -- Consolidated Paper Corporation -- Canadian International Paper Company -- Competition in the newsprint industry -- The company town -- The price of newsprint and the standard of living in Canada
  • CHAPTER VII: COMBINES AND PUBLIC POLICY -- Competition of monopolists -- Monopoly in Canada -- The role of trade associations -- Canadian legislation against combines, 1889-1923 -- Administration of the Combines Investigation Act, 1923-31 -- The Bennett regime, depression, and codes, 1931-5 -- Revival of the Combines Investigation Act, 1936-40 -- Report on an Alleged Combine in the Distribution of Fruits and Vegetables, 1925 -- Report on an Alleged Combine of Wholesalers and Shippers of Fruits and Vegetables in Western Canada, 1939 -- Report on an Alleged Combine in the Paperboard Shipping Container Industry, 1939 -- Report on the Proprietary Articles Trade Association, 1926 -- Report on the Distribution of Tobacco Products -- Governmental restriction of competition and regulation of monopoly -- CHAPTER VIII: THE WAGE EARNER IN MODERN INDUSTRY -- Occupational status and standards of living -- The theory of wages -- Trade unions -- Trade union policy -- Conciliation -- Labour in the Canadian textile industry -- CHAPTER IX: CONCLUSION -- Laissez-faire -- The collectivist trend in England -- The collectivist trend in Canada -- The collectivist trend in political economy -- INDEX -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Z
Control code
EBC4669479
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (310 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442632103
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4669479
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL4669479
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr11256011
  • (OCoLC)958571020

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